Wrath

[ rath ]
/ ræθ /

noun

Cape, a high promontory in NW Scotland: most NW point on mainland.

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British Dictionary definitions for cape-wrath

wrath

/ (rɒθ) /

noun

angry, violent, or stern indignation
divine vengeance or retribution
archaic a fit of anger or an act resulting from anger

adjective

obsolete incensed; angry
Derived Formswrathless, adjective

Word Origin for wrath

Old English wrǣththu; see wroth

Wrath

/ (rɒθ, rɔːθ) /

noun

Cape Wrath a promontory at the NW extremity of the Scottish mainland
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Word Origin and History for cape-wrath

wrath

n.

Old English wræððu "anger," from wrað "angry" (see wroth) + -þu, from Proto-Germanic -itho (as in strength, width etc.).

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